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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Pete Mockaitis

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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Pete Mockaitis

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Get more fun, wins, meaning, and money from your job! This show helps grow your skills and impact at any job that requires thinking and collaborating. Each week, Pete interviews thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. Their stories and advice sharpen the universal skills every professional needs to flourish at work. Boost your time/energy management, leadership, confidence, career opportunities, and fulfillment—while still getting home earlier. The show has 10,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Linkedin Learning. Try starting with episode 0: START HERE and listener favorite episodes we put at the beginning numbered: A, B, C, D, E, and F. Welcome!

Latest Episodes

587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

CrisMarie Campbell discusses how to get comfortable with handling disagreements. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make conflict productive 2) The magic question for when you reach an impasse 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree with your boss Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep587 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CRISMARIE — CrisMarie Campbell is a former Olympic and World Championship rower. She has also previously worked at Boeing as an engineer and helped initiate a groundbreaking cross-functional team approach for how Boeing designs and builds airplanes. CrisMarie, together with her partner Susan Clarke, founded Thrive!–a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in helping individuals, leaders, teams and entire companies learn how to deal with differences to ignite creativity and innovation. • CrisMarie’s book: The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage • CrisMarie’s website: ThriveInc.com • CrisMarie’s LinkedIn: CrisMarie Campbell • CrisMarie’s Facebook: CrisMarie Campbell • CrisMarie’s partner: Susan Clarke — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Anatomy: Vagus nerve • Book: Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive by Marc Brackett • Personality: Peter Levine — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Raycon. Enjoy great sound at a great price with Raycon earbuds at raycon.com/awesome. • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

42 MIN12 h ago
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587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom shares insights from the largest study on working from home to show how to adjust to the new world of work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four key findings from the largest study on working from home 2) What the ideal work from home week looks like 3) Why this isn’t the end of the office Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep586 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICHOLAS — Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Economist and Financial Times. On the personal side he is English living with his Scottish Wife and American kids - a multi-lingual English household on Stanford campus. • Nicholas’ TEDx Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford • Nicholas’ study: “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” with James Liang, John Roberts, and Zhichun Jenny Ying • Nicholas’ academic profile: Nicholas Bloom — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Blue Yeti • Product: Logitech C920 PRO HD Webcam — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

40 MIN4 d ago
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586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

585: How to Boost Your Motivation by Using the Joy Mindset with John O’Leary

Bestselling author John O’Leary discusses how embracing the joy mindset can help you find more purpose and drive at work–and life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three questions to jumpstart your day 2) How to spark your motivation with an ignition statement 3) How to use “compound interest” to advance your career Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep585 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOHN — In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, John created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100% of his body. He was given less than a 1% chance to live. John‘s story, perspective and inspiration have inspired millions of people and 2,000 clients over the last decade. John is the author of the instant #1 National Bestselling book ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, host of the top-rated Live Inspired Podcast and inspirational speaker teaching more than 50,000 people around the world each year how to live inspired. His second national bestselling book, IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning and Joy, published May 2020 and its immediate success led many to say “it’s exactly what we all need right now." •Book:In Awe: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning, and Joy •Book: On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life •Book site:ReadInAwe.com •Podcast:Live Inspired •Website:JohnOLearyInspires.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — •Study:The Nun Study •Book:The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecomingby Henri Nouwen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — •Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

42 MIN1 w ago
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585: How to Boost Your Motivation by Using the Joy Mindset with John O’Leary

584: How Curiosity Can Help You Reinvent Your Career and Stand Out with Francesca Gino

Harvard professor Francesca Gino discusses why we shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions and nurture our curiosity. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset shift that leads to great innovation 2) Why our fear of judgment is often overblown 3) How to resolve conflict peacefully with curiosity Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep584 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT FRANCESCA — Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher who focuses on why people make the decisions they do at work, and how leaders and employees have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. She is the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School and the author, most recently, of Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life. Gino is also affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, the Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative at Harvard, and the Behavioral Insight Group at Harvard Kennedy School. Gino has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers 50. •Book: Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life •Book website: RebelTalents.org •Website: FrancescaGino.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — •Book: Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration--Lessons from The Second City by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton •Company: Second City •Personality: Massimo Bottura •Study: Carol Dweck: A Summary of Growth and Fixed Mindsets •Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — •Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

35 MIN1 w ago
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584: How Curiosity Can Help You Reinvent Your Career and Stand Out with Francesca Gino

583: Dispelling the Motivation Myths of Passion and Willpower with Jeff Haden

Jeff Haden discusses what we often get wrong about motivation—and what really works. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The one thing that makes any goal feel motivating 2) The subtle shift in phrasing that makes goals more motivating 3) A surprising way to boost your willpower Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep583 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JEFF — Jeff Haden is Inc.com's most popular columnist and one of LinkedIn's most widely-followed Influencers. His work has also appeared on Time, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Yahoo! Small Business, MSNBC, and CNBC. • Book: The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win • LinkedIn: Jeff Haden • Magazine: Inc.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Phenomenon: The Ben Franklin Effect • Book: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport • Book: The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How by Daniel Coyle • Book: Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott • Previous episode: 150: Expressing Radical Candor with Kim Scott • Personality: Tony Robbins • Personality: Herb Kelleher — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

45 MIN2 w ago
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583: Dispelling the Motivation Myths of Passion and Willpower with Jeff Haden

582: The Five Behaviors That Make You an Indispensable “Go-to” Person with Bruce Tulgan

Bruce Tulgan discusses how to build real influence and become the go-to person in your workplace. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset that makes you indispensable 2) Why you shouldn’t stick to your speciality 3) How to stop juggling and start finishing tasks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep582 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRUCE — Bruce Tulgan is the best-selling author of It’s Okay to Be the Boss and the CEO of RainmakerThinking, the management research, consulting and training firm he founded in 1993. All of his work is based on 27 years of intensive workplace interviews and has been featured in thousands of news stories around the world. Bruce’s newest book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work, is available July 21 from Harvard Business Review Press. You can follow Bruce on Twitter @BruceTulgan or visit his website at rainmakerthinking.com. • Bruce’s book: The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get t...

49 MIN2 w ago
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582: The Five Behaviors That Make You an Indispensable “Go-to” Person with Bruce Tulgan

581: How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times through Coach-like Conversations with Michael Watkins

Michael Watkins shares the new conversations leaders need to have in order to empower and support their teams during difficult times. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The question all leaders must ask during a crisis 2) Why you don’t need to solve problems to be of value 3) The best thing to do when conversations get emotional Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep581 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael Watkins is the co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a global leadership development consultancy based in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in transition acceleration for leaders, teams and organizations, where he coaches C-level executives of global organizations. He is the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at the IMD Business School. He has spent the last two decades working with executives—both corporate and public—as they craft their legacies as leaders and was ranked among the leading management thinkers globally by Thinkers50 in 2019. • Michael’s LinkedIn: Michael Watkins • Michael’s university: IMD • Michael’s company: Genesis — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: The Hawthorne Effect • Digital Workplace: MURAL • Book: Naturalistic Decision Making (Expertise: Research and Applications Series) by Caroline Zsambok • Past episode: 029: Gaining Quicker Traction in Your New Role with Dr. Michael D. Watkins

42 MIN3 w ago
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581: How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times through Coach-like Conversations with Michael Watkins

580: How to Stop Overthinking and Become More Decisive with Anne Bogel

Anne Bogel discusses how to stop second-guessing yourself and make decision-making easier. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What we lose when we overthink 2) Telltale signs you’re overthinking 3) How to stop overthinking in three to eight minutes Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep580 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANNE — Anne Bogel is the author of Reading People and I’d Rather Be Reading and creator of the blog Modern Mrs. Darcy and the podcasts What Should I Read Next? and One Great Book. Bogel has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Bustle, Refinery 29, The Washington Post and more. Bogel’s popular book lists and reading guides have established her as a tastemaker among readers, authors, and publishers. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky. • Anne’s book: Don’t Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy Into Your Life • Anne’s podcast: What Should I Read Next? • Anne’s website: ModernMrsDarcy.com — RE...

35 MIN3 w ago
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580: How to Stop Overthinking and Become More Decisive with Anne Bogel

579: How to Grow Your Influence and Lead Without Authority with Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi discusses how to turn colleagues into teammates by changing how we lead and collaborate. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How leaders (unknowingly) alienate their teams 2) How silos came to be—and how we can break them down 3) An exercise for creating authentic connections with your team Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep579 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KEITH — Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ferrazzi rose to become the youngest CMO of a Fortune 500 company during his career at Deloitte, and later became CMO of Starwood Hotels. He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fortune and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone. His mission is to transform teams to help them transform the world. • Keith’s book: Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams, and Reinvent Collaboration • Keith’s book: Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time • Keith’s website: KeithFerrazzi.com • Keith’s website: VirtualTeamsWin.com • Keith’s company: Ferrazzi Greenlight • Keith’s Instagram: @keithferrazzi — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Software: Asana • Software: Slack • Software: Zoom • Book: Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath • Personality: Amy Edmondson • Personality: Brene Brown

35 MINJUN 15
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579: How to Grow Your Influence and Lead Without Authority with Keith Ferrazzi

578: How to Stay Calm and Productive Amid Uncertainty with David Lebel

Professor David Lebel shares tactics for overcoming the fear of the uncertain and building the courage to speak up. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Simple, but powerful ways to ease your anxiety 2) The surprising cost of leaving things unsaid 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep578 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — David Lebel is an award-winning teacher and researcher, currently serving as Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Dave has received multiple teaching awards and was the highest rated professor at the Katz school during the 2017-2018 academic year. His research focuses on proactive behaviors at work including voice/speaking up, innovation, and taking initiative. Dave received a BS in Economics, an MS in Management, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior, all from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a PhD, he was a management consultant with Deloitte, providing strategy and operations expertise to public sector clients, and an analyst for a large $15 billion privately held supply chain organization. He lives with his family in Pittsburgh, PA. • David’s LinkedIn: David Lebel • David’s academic profile: R. David Lebel — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Headspace • Researcher: Amy Edmondson • Book: Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference to Inspire Change at Work by Debra Meyerson • Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport • Book: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

41 MINJUN 11
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578: How to Stay Calm and Productive Amid Uncertainty with David Lebel

Latest Episodes

587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

CrisMarie Campbell discusses how to get comfortable with handling disagreements. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make conflict productive 2) The magic question for when you reach an impasse 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree with your boss Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep587 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CRISMARIE — CrisMarie Campbell is a former Olympic and World Championship rower. She has also previously worked at Boeing as an engineer and helped initiate a groundbreaking cross-functional team approach for how Boeing designs and builds airplanes. CrisMarie, together with her partner Susan Clarke, founded Thrive!–a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in helping individuals, leaders, teams and entire companies learn how to deal with differences to ignite creativity and innovation. • CrisMarie’s book: The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage • CrisMarie’s website: ThriveInc.com • CrisMarie’s LinkedIn: CrisMarie Campbell • CrisMarie’s Facebook: CrisMarie Campbell • CrisMarie’s partner: Susan Clarke — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Anatomy: Vagus nerve • Book: Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive by Marc Brackett • Personality: Peter Levine — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Raycon. Enjoy great sound at a great price with Raycon earbuds at raycon.com/awesome. • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

42 MIN12 h ago
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587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom shares insights from the largest study on working from home to show how to adjust to the new world of work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four key findings from the largest study on working from home 2) What the ideal work from home week looks like 3) Why this isn’t the end of the office Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep586 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICHOLAS — Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Economist and Financial Times. On the personal side he is English living with his Scottish Wife and American kids - a multi-lingual English household on Stanford campus. • Nicholas’ TEDx Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford • Nicholas’ study: “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” with James Liang, John Roberts, and Zhichun Jenny Ying • Nicholas’ academic profile: Nicholas Bloom — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Blue Yeti • Product: Logitech C920 PRO HD Webcam — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

40 MIN4 d ago
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586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

585: How to Boost Your Motivation by Using the Joy Mindset with John O’Leary

Bestselling author John O’Leary discusses how embracing the joy mindset can help you find more purpose and drive at work–and life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three questions to jumpstart your day 2) How to spark your motivation with an ignition statement 3) How to use “compound interest” to advance your career Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep585 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOHN — In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, John created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100% of his body. He was given less than a 1% chance to live. John‘s story, perspective and inspiration have inspired millions of people and 2,000 clients over the last decade. John is the author of the instant #1 National Bestselling book ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, host of the top-rated Live Inspired Podcast and inspirational speaker teaching more than 50,000 people around the world each year how to live inspired. His second national bestselling book, IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning and Joy, published May 2020 and its immediate success led many to say “it’s exactly what we all need right now." •Book:In Awe: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning, and Joy •Book: On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life •Book site:ReadInAwe.com •Podcast:Live Inspired •Website:JohnOLearyInspires.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — •Study:The Nun Study •Book:The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecomingby Henri Nouwen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — •Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

42 MIN1 w ago
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585: How to Boost Your Motivation by Using the Joy Mindset with John O’Leary

584: How Curiosity Can Help You Reinvent Your Career and Stand Out with Francesca Gino

Harvard professor Francesca Gino discusses why we shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions and nurture our curiosity. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset shift that leads to great innovation 2) Why our fear of judgment is often overblown 3) How to resolve conflict peacefully with curiosity Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep584 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT FRANCESCA — Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher who focuses on why people make the decisions they do at work, and how leaders and employees have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. She is the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School and the author, most recently, of Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life. Gino is also affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, the Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative at Harvard, and the Behavioral Insight Group at Harvard Kennedy School. Gino has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers 50. •Book: Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life •Book website: RebelTalents.org •Website: FrancescaGino.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — •Book: Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration--Lessons from The Second City by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton •Company: Second City •Personality: Massimo Bottura •Study: Carol Dweck: A Summary of Growth and Fixed Mindsets •Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — •Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

35 MIN1 w ago
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584: How Curiosity Can Help You Reinvent Your Career and Stand Out with Francesca Gino

583: Dispelling the Motivation Myths of Passion and Willpower with Jeff Haden

Jeff Haden discusses what we often get wrong about motivation—and what really works. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The one thing that makes any goal feel motivating 2) The subtle shift in phrasing that makes goals more motivating 3) A surprising way to boost your willpower Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep583 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JEFF — Jeff Haden is Inc.com's most popular columnist and one of LinkedIn's most widely-followed Influencers. His work has also appeared on Time, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Yahoo! Small Business, MSNBC, and CNBC. • Book: The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win • LinkedIn: Jeff Haden • Magazine: Inc.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Phenomenon: The Ben Franklin Effect • Book: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport • Book: The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How by Daniel Coyle • Book: Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott • Previous episode: 150: Expressing Radical Candor with Kim Scott • Personality: Tony Robbins • Personality: Herb Kelleher — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

45 MIN2 w ago
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583: Dispelling the Motivation Myths of Passion and Willpower with Jeff Haden

582: The Five Behaviors That Make You an Indispensable “Go-to” Person with Bruce Tulgan

Bruce Tulgan discusses how to build real influence and become the go-to person in your workplace. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset that makes you indispensable 2) Why you shouldn’t stick to your speciality 3) How to stop juggling and start finishing tasks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep582 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRUCE — Bruce Tulgan is the best-selling author of It’s Okay to Be the Boss and the CEO of RainmakerThinking, the management research, consulting and training firm he founded in 1993. All of his work is based on 27 years of intensive workplace interviews and has been featured in thousands of news stories around the world. Bruce’s newest book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work, is available July 21 from Harvard Business Review Press. You can follow Bruce on Twitter @BruceTulgan or visit his website at rainmakerthinking.com. • Bruce’s book: The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get t...

49 MIN2 w ago
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582: The Five Behaviors That Make You an Indispensable “Go-to” Person with Bruce Tulgan

581: How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times through Coach-like Conversations with Michael Watkins

Michael Watkins shares the new conversations leaders need to have in order to empower and support their teams during difficult times. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The question all leaders must ask during a crisis 2) Why you don’t need to solve problems to be of value 3) The best thing to do when conversations get emotional Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep581 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael Watkins is the co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a global leadership development consultancy based in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in transition acceleration for leaders, teams and organizations, where he coaches C-level executives of global organizations. He is the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at the IMD Business School. He has spent the last two decades working with executives—both corporate and public—as they craft their legacies as leaders and was ranked among the leading management thinkers globally by Thinkers50 in 2019. • Michael’s LinkedIn: Michael Watkins • Michael’s university: IMD • Michael’s company: Genesis — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: The Hawthorne Effect • Digital Workplace: MURAL • Book: Naturalistic Decision Making (Expertise: Research and Applications Series) by Caroline Zsambok • Past episode: 029: Gaining Quicker Traction in Your New Role with Dr. Michael D. Watkins

42 MIN3 w ago
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581: How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times through Coach-like Conversations with Michael Watkins

580: How to Stop Overthinking and Become More Decisive with Anne Bogel

Anne Bogel discusses how to stop second-guessing yourself and make decision-making easier. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What we lose when we overthink 2) Telltale signs you’re overthinking 3) How to stop overthinking in three to eight minutes Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep580 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANNE — Anne Bogel is the author of Reading People and I’d Rather Be Reading and creator of the blog Modern Mrs. Darcy and the podcasts What Should I Read Next? and One Great Book. Bogel has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Bustle, Refinery 29, The Washington Post and more. Bogel’s popular book lists and reading guides have established her as a tastemaker among readers, authors, and publishers. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky. • Anne’s book: Don’t Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy Into Your Life • Anne’s podcast: What Should I Read Next? • Anne’s website: ModernMrsDarcy.com — RE...

35 MIN3 w ago
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580: How to Stop Overthinking and Become More Decisive with Anne Bogel

579: How to Grow Your Influence and Lead Without Authority with Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi discusses how to turn colleagues into teammates by changing how we lead and collaborate. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How leaders (unknowingly) alienate their teams 2) How silos came to be—and how we can break them down 3) An exercise for creating authentic connections with your team Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep579 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KEITH — Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ferrazzi rose to become the youngest CMO of a Fortune 500 company during his career at Deloitte, and later became CMO of Starwood Hotels. He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fortune and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone. His mission is to transform teams to help them transform the world. • Keith’s book: Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams, and Reinvent Collaboration • Keith’s book: Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time • Keith’s website: KeithFerrazzi.com • Keith’s website: VirtualTeamsWin.com • Keith’s company: Ferrazzi Greenlight • Keith’s Instagram: @keithferrazzi — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Software: Asana • Software: Slack • Software: Zoom • Book: Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath • Personality: Amy Edmondson • Personality: Brene Brown

35 MINJUN 15
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579: How to Grow Your Influence and Lead Without Authority with Keith Ferrazzi

578: How to Stay Calm and Productive Amid Uncertainty with David Lebel

Professor David Lebel shares tactics for overcoming the fear of the uncertain and building the courage to speak up. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Simple, but powerful ways to ease your anxiety 2) The surprising cost of leaving things unsaid 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep578 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — David Lebel is an award-winning teacher and researcher, currently serving as Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Dave has received multiple teaching awards and was the highest rated professor at the Katz school during the 2017-2018 academic year. His research focuses on proactive behaviors at work including voice/speaking up, innovation, and taking initiative. Dave received a BS in Economics, an MS in Management, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior, all from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a PhD, he was a management consultant with Deloitte, providing strategy and operations expertise to public sector clients, and an analyst for a large $15 billion privately held supply chain organization. He lives with his family in Pittsburgh, PA. • David’s LinkedIn: David Lebel • David’s academic profile: R. David Lebel — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Headspace • Researcher: Amy Edmondson • Book: Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference to Inspire Change at Work by Debra Meyerson • Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport • Book: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME

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578: How to Stay Calm and Productive Amid Uncertainty with David Lebel

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